The higher that you keep your mental vibration, the better things you can bring to yourself that are also at that higher vibrational level. For instance, when you are start out having a really great day - things just seem to fall into place and keep getting better. However, it works the opposite way as well. When you are having a "bad" day and are vibrating at a lower level, one bad thing after another seems to occur.
So obviously the trick is to do everything in your power to stay at a higher vibrational level. Sounds easy enough, but as you know, sometimes hard to put into practice in everyday life. It sounds great to have someone tell you "just think positive" but how do you do that after you have just a disagreement with a spouse, child, co-worker, bill collector or whatever the case may be?
The answer is mental distraction and this is where great technology can come in. You have probably experienced in the past that sometimes you just can't get a bad mood out of your system on your own. While I personally love meditation, I also know it is sometimes very difficult to quiet your mind enough after a confrontation to reap the benefits of the practice.
This is where places like YouTube can offer a fun and easy fix. There are so many entertaining, funny and inspiring videos that you can obtain in as little as 5 minutes that can give you the distraction that you need, if even for just a few moments.
For instance, did you know that you can find all 4 Rocky "workout montage scenes" on YouTube? I don't know about you, but I find I can't help but feel inspired every time I watch those scenes in any of the movies. If you find yourself in a place where you just can't seem to get the energy up to accomplish what lies before you on a certain day, I highly recommend you watch 2 or 3 of these clips to get the flow of inspiration. It takes as little as 3 minutes each to watch each clip, but the feeling can stay with you all day long.
How about laughter? I have two clips in my YouTube favorites category that make me laugh every single time I watch them. One is from the old Carol Burnett Show where Tim Conway goes off on a tangent about Siamese elephants just to make his costars laugh. It is called "Tim Conway Elephant Story". If you type it in the YouTube search box, it will bring it right up. (Or you can go here to my website for direct links to all of the videos.)
The last few seconds with Vicki Lawrence are priceless. The second is a hysterical laughing baby titled "Hahaha". I find that watching either one of these clips changes my mood instantly. Maybe someday I will get bored of them and will have to look for more favorites, but I can promise you it won't be anytime soon.
How about an inspirational ending of one of your favorite movies? I have the endings of Flashdance, Dirty Dancing, Footloose, Grease, a clip from FAME and many others I just enjoy tuning into for a quick feel-good boost. (I know... I know... they are all chick flicks - but hey it works for me!)
Favorite upbeat song? It is on YouTube. Favorite old commercial? Chances are it is there too.
Want inspiration? Watch the last 5 minutes of the Shawshank Redemption (titled The Shawshank Redemption - Final Scene - Movie Ending ), or the last ten minutes of it's a Wonderful Life (under It's A Wonderful Life Ending). I cry with happy tears every time.
I even found the opening segments of some of my favorite childhood shows that bring a touch of nostalgia. They have the opening song for H.R. Pufinstuf, Sigmund and The Sea Monsters, The Land of the Lost and all the other corny Saturday morning shows I used to watch growing up. You try and stay in a bad mood while the song H.R. Pufinstuf keeps playing through your head.
Looking for a spiritual boost? The Secret has a great Video out titled " The Secret Riches Visualization Tools". An awesome video to watch while having coffee first thing in the morning or when you first arrive at work. It can set the tone for the rest of your day. There a ton more inspirational videos like that as well from all different sources. Just type in Law of Attraction in the search box.
Anyway, you get the gist of it. Think of the unusual. Something that tickles your particular fancy and give yourself a ten minute boost period.
Most importantly, do not feel guilty about it or feel as if you are just wasting time. You cannot put your time to better use, than making yourself feel better first - before taking any kind of action from a negative place. You will see a drastic difference in the outcome. (I do recommend however, waiting until the boss steps away for a moment before playing them. I don't know if they will be as understanding about your needed attitude adjustment.)
So, go and make yourself feel better in a quick, cheap and easy way!